noun Plant Pathology.
blight affecting the twigs of a plant.
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Origin of twig blight
An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
Words nearby twig blight
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Example sentences from the Web for twig blight
Twig-blight is the most common manifestation of the disease.
No other disease of the pear brings on such palpable destruction to the tree as twig-blight.